Rashid Mehmood is a famous Pakistani television actor who has performed in countless hit television serials till date. Rashid Mehmood is famous for his top-notch acting performances in negative characters. His style of speaking was loved by the television viewers. The actor was once an integral part of every PTV play. His popular dramas are Saheen, Kajal Ghar, Mirza Ghalib, Riyasat, Mohabbat Rooth Jaye To and others.
The famous actor Rashid Mehmood is suffering from partial body paralysis. He recently had a stroke for the fourth time. The stroke affected his hand, face and tongue. In a recent interview, Rashid Mehmood talked about his illness and his financial conditions. He said that he doesn’t need any charity but he needs the respect and dignity. Rashid Mehmood said, “I was given the cheque of 2 lac rupees from government, I was in pain after seeing the cheque that this is the worth of my whole life’s struggle. I need dignity and respect, I dont need the charity, after a lot of hard work this is what I got. Now, my hands have started showing movement. My voice is coming back to normal, I only had the voice, I earned though my voice, I can speak. I will be back to normal life, God willing. I will start my practical life”. Here is the link to the video:
After seeing the emotional video of the actor, fans expressed their sadness and urged the government to take care of the actor. The fans also praised the veteran actor’s work. Fans said that the other actors, who are earning well, should help retired actors. Fans also urged the actors to make a retirement plan for them. Sadly, a few people harshly criticized actor’s condition. Here are the comments: